The Mystical Theory of Atonement »

This entry is part 6 of 13 in the series Pastoral Soteriology

This entry is part 6 of 13 in the series Pastoral Soteriology(A continuation of the series, A Pastoral Soteriology.) Continuing the historical foray into the waters of poorly constructed atonement theories leads us to what can only be understood as a truly heretical contribution known as the “Mystical Theory” of atonement.  This theory has been [...]

The Emergent Contemplative Prayer Model »

This entry is part 17 of 23 in the series Wolves in Wool

This entry is part 17 of 23 in the series Wolves in WoolThe Emergent Contemplative Prayer Model (Continued from the previous post)  This lengthy introduction to transcendental meditation is not the focus of this study, however.  The immediate concern is the fact that identical tenets, beliefs and practices to those of transcendental meditation have been [...]

Emerging Mysticism »

This entry is part 16 of 23 in the series Wolves in Wool

This entry is part 16 of 23 in the series Wolves in WoolEmerging Mysticism In preparation for the next post a short introduction of certain mystical practices is necessary.  It will be contended that a particular worship practice of the Emergent mainstream is deeply rooted in pagan traditions which recently have been described categorically as [...]